Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Val relocated to Marietta, Georgia in 1996 through a company transfer with Canada Life Insurance. In her 22 year career, she held various positions in Computer Programming with the last 12 years as a Project Manager over seeing million dollar Technology Services projects in the Annuities and Insurance fields. Val consulted as a Technology Services Project Manager for 1 1/2 years sucessfully implementing a new Payroll CRM database. She joined Vining Financial Services, Inc. in September 2006.
Val's primary responsibilities are Marketing/Advertising/Seminar management/Information Technology (which includes implementation and maintenance of our website, creating/locating and distributing financial articles and client communications, set up and implementation of all technical matters with our computers, software, email, phones and database as well as backup for Client Services).
Val is an avid golfer, walker and supporter for Breast Cancer and ALS. She is a 5 time walker in the Atlanta Breast Cancer 3 day 60 mile walk and has also walked in the ALS 5k. Val has organized and run many fund raiser events for both Breast Cancer and ALS for over 10 years and helped raise thousands of dollars for these worthy causes. She is a past President on the Indian Hills Womens' Golf Association as well as implementing and maintaining the websites for this association, the Indian Hills Couples Golf Association and the Canadian Women's Club of Atlanta.